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The Politics of Coal (Episode #608H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

The Politics of Coal: Could voters in coal country swing Pennsylvania to the Republicans this November?
With a plunge in energy prices worldwide and increased competition from natural gas drilling, the coal industry has taken a huge hit in recent years, with more than 30, 000 American coal workers losing their jobs since 2011. The third largest coal producing county in the country, Greene County, Pennsylvania, is reeling from the layoff of hundreds of unionized coal workers last year. Will antipathy with the Obama Administration sway mine workers away from Hillary Clinton? Could the predominantly white, working-class voters in coal country be the key to swinging the state in favor of Republicans in November for the first time since 1998? Chris Bury reports.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 6:00 PM

Hillary Clinton's Public Life (Episode #607H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

Hillary Clinton's Public Life: Two biographers discuss her rise to nominee
Hillary Clinton has spent more than half of her life in the public life - as first lady of Arkansas and the United States, as a US Senator from New York, and then as Secretary of State. As she prepares to accept the Democratic nomination for president, Hari Sreenivasan sits down with two journalists who have penned biographies of Mrs. Clinton: Mark Lander, author of "Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power," and Michael Tomasky, author of "Hillary's Turn: Inside Her Improbable, Victorious Senate Campaign."

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  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 6:00 PM

Inside Ohio's Voter Purge (Episode #606H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

INSIDE OHIO'S VOTER PURGE : The fight over voter rights
No Republican candidate has ever won the White House without securing the majority of votes in Ohio, and no Democratic candidate since 1960 has won the election without carrying Ohio. With the stakes so high, a series of legal skirmishes over voting rules, such as early voting days and registration, is underway, including a fight over the state's purging of thousands due to not voting frequently enough. Chris Bury reports from Columbus.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

The Life of Trump (Episode #605H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

THE LIFE OF TRUMP: The life of the party's presumptive presidential nominee
Ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, PBS NewsHour Weekend sits down with two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists turned biographers of Donald J. Trump, the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee. Political Director Lisa Desjardins discusses the candidate with Michael D'Antonio, author of "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" and David Cay Johnston, author of "The Making of Donald Trump" in order to help us gain a deeper understanding of the man and his business career.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

When Climate Change Means A Disappearing Home (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

WHEN CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS A DISAPPEARING HOME: This tribal community in Louisiana is seeing its island home slowly disappear underwater. < br>Over the past 60 years, the tribal community of Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has lost 98% of their land to coastal erosion caused by sinking land, rising seas, and increased storm surge. Now, they have been given a federal grant to completely relocate to a new piece of land further north. It's the first allocation of federal tax dollars to move an entire community struggling with the impacts of climate change. Hari Sreenivasan reports. (note: segments subject to change)

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

The Costs of Leaving The Eu (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

THE COSTS OF LEAVING THE EU: Will a way of life be threatened by the loss of EU subsidies?
Fishing, farming and tourism are 3 of the main industries in Cornwall, England - all of them seasonal and at the mercy of the temperamental weather. That's partly why the region has, for decades, been dependent on support, including subsidies from the European Union. Yet 56% of residents voted to leave the EU during last month's historic Brexit referendum. What will leaving the EU mean for the people of this county? Amy Guttman reports from Newlyn, England. (note: segments subject to change)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

Fiber to Farms (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

FIBER TO FARMS: Rural towns are forming cooperatives to bring internet service and bridge the digital divide
While cable companies provide internet services for the majority of Americans in urban areas, many rural residents have been left on the dark side of the digital divide. According to the Federal Communications Commission two thirds of the 34 million Americans lacking access to high speed internet live in small towns mainly in rural America. Some communities are banding together through internet cooperative to build their own high speed networks. Ivette Feliciano reports.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 6:00 PM

Immigrants In Rural America (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 5:30 PM

IMMIGRANTS IN RURAL AMERICA: People who moved to a South Dakota town are helping to turn the economy around
As rural America continues to see a decline in its numbers, one town in South Dakota is embracing immigration to help grow its population. Home to Dakota Provisions - a turkey processing plant that produces 200 million pounds of turkey meat each per year - Huron, South Dakota is being revitalized by Asian and Latino immigrants. Christopher Booker reports.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
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